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Church History Library

The collections of the Church History Library contain materials chronicling the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from its beginning in 1830 to the present day. The collections contain manuscripts, books, Church records, photographs, oral histories, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, and audiovisual materials. The staff creates and maintains catalogs and indexes for accessing this wide variety of information.

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American Libraries
Media Type
11
collections
15,528
texts
Topics & Subjects
11,533
Church Periodicals
2,388
Church periodicals
1,777
Deseret Sunday School Union (1872-1971) -- Periodicals
1,084
Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals
502
News of the Church
204
Young Ladies' Mutual Improvement Association (1877-1934) -- Periodicals
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15,539
American Libraries
15,539
Church History Library
7,410
LDS Church Magazines - German, Scandinavian and Dutch
5,462
LDS Church Magazines
3,135
Skandinaviens Stjerne
2,597
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
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Creator
4,379
the church of jesus christ of latter-day saints
2,890
scandinavian and danish mission
2,489
german mission
1,322
netherlands mission
1,284
george quayle cannon 1827 – 1901; deseret sunday school union (1872-1971)
495
deseret sunday school union (1872-1971)
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Language
7,419
English
3,174
Danish
2,553
German
1,798
Dutch
139
Spanish
116
Welsh
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German, Scandinavian and Dutch Periodicals from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
LDS Church Magazines
collection
5,462
ITEMS
1.1M
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Periodicals from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
De Ster
collection
1,783
ITEMS
471,059
VIEWS
collection
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International Dutch Periodical from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in June of 1896 in the Netherlands. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. Dutch title: De Ster. Maandelijksch Tijdshrift van de Heiligen der laatste Dagen. Flake, C. J. Mormon bibliography, 08440 General Conference Issues
Skandinaviens Stjerne
collection
3,135
ITEMS
461,176
VIEWS
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eye 461,176
Scandinavian Star Periodical for the Scandinavian and Danish Mission from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in October of 1851 in Copenhagen. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Title varies: Skandinaviens stjerne, V. 1 (1851)- V. 105 (1956); Den Danske stjerne, V. 106 (1957)- V. 133 (1984); Stjernen, V. 134 (1985)- V. 147 (1998). Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. Danish title: Skandinaviens Stjerne. Organ for den danske og Norske Mission af Jesu...
Der Stern
collection
2,489
ITEMS
425,172
VIEWS
collection
eye 425,172
International German Periodical from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in January of 1869 in Zurich. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. German title: Der Stern. Eine Monatschrift zur Verbreitung der Wahrheit. Flake, C. J. Mormon bibliography, 08442 Replaced Die Reform (1862-1864) General Conference Issues News of the Church (Nachrichten der Kirche)
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
collection
2,597
ITEMS
363,675
VIEWS
collection
eye 363,675
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star was the official publication of the Church in the BRITISH ISLES from 1840 to 1970. Parley P. Pratt, an APOSTLE of the Church and the first editor of the periodical, outlined its purpose in its first issue, May, 1840, "The Millennial Star will stand aloof from the common political and commercial news of the day. Its columns will be devoted to the spread of the fulness of the gospel- the restoration of the ancient principles of Christianity-the...
The Improvement Era
collection
879
ITEMS
360,248
VIEWS
collection
eye 360,248
The Improvement Era (1897-1970) was the official arm of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association. It followed the CONTRIBUTOR MAGAZINE (1879-1896). Joined officially to the YMMIA, the Era immediately became the premier adult periodical of the Church through its General Authority sponsorship and its focus on theology, history, contemporary affairs, and life in the Church.
The Juvenile Instructor
collection
1,283
ITEMS
217,444
VIEWS
collection
eye 217,444
JUVENILE INSTRUCTOR The Juvenile Instructor began publication in January 1866 and was the first children's magazine published between the Mississippi River and the West Coast of the United States. Its first issue identified its primary audience as the children of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and its purpose was to help prepare them for future responsibilities. It was originally published as a 10 1/2 by ­15 1/2 inch four-page, three-column, semimonthly publication. The...
Conference Reports
collection
312
ITEMS
160,919
VIEWS
collection
eye 160,919
Conference Reports of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. &nbsp Since 1899, the Church has published official reports of its annual (April) and semiannual (October) General Conferences, commonly called Conference Reports. In the past, these reports were distributed in booklet form only to Church leaders (bishoprics and higher), Church employees, and libraries. Currently, they are only produced for historical and administrative purposes. The conference report for the Church's...
Topic: Conference Reports of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The Instructor
collection
494
ITEMS
134,760
VIEWS
collection
eye 134,760
The Instructor was originally published as JUVENILE INSTRUCTOR , from 1866 to 1929. At first a children's magazine, it became the official publication of the SUNDAY SCHOOL of the Church in January 1901. As its pages gradually filled with articles on teaching methods and gospel subjects to be used by the several Church AUXILIARY ORGANIZATIONS, especially the Sunday School, its name was changed to The Instructor in November 1929, better to reflect its content. The Presidents of the Church were...
The Contributor
collection
204
ITEMS
53,012
VIEWS
collection
eye 53,012
The Contributor (1879- 1896) proposed "to represent the Mutual Improvement Associations, and to furnish a publication of peculiar interest to their members and to the mature youth of our people". Purchased by the Cannon Publishing Company in 1892, Abraham H. Cannon became the editor and publisher. Cannon died suddenly in July 1896, and the Contributor ceased publication with the October issue. In November 1897 the general board of the YMMIA launched an official magazine, the...
Church History Library
texts
eye 3,286
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comment 2
2 v. in 1 (384 p.) 25 cm.
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Topic: Ohio -- Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 3,170
favorite 2
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 3,042
favorite 1
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
187 nos. (159 p.) 14 cm.
Church History Library
by Edward Lennox Sloan 1830-1874 ; Henry Lavender Adolphus Culmer 1854-1914 ; J Graham ; Robert Wallace Sloan 1855-1926 ; Lorenzo Stenhouse ; R.L. Polk
texts
eye 2,855
favorite 3
comment 0
11 v.: ill., maps; 18-26 cm
Topics: Maps, Directories, Utah Maps, Utah Salt Lake Salt Lake City Maps, Utah Salt Lake Salt Lake City...
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,847
favorite 3
comment 0
Xi, 443 p. 23 cm. Book of Mormon, 1869 facsimile. The series was copyrighted in 1990, but was not completed until 1993. The note “Reproduced 1990” appears along the inside margin.
Topic: Book of Mormon 1869 facsim
Conference Reports
texts
eye 2,656
favorite 1
comment 0
4 v. 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, Korean
3 v. 25 cm.
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Topic: Church periodicals, Ohio -- Newspapers
Church History Library
by Roberts, Brigham Henry 1857-1933
texts
eye 2,578
favorite 1
comment 1
January 1909 to August 1909, * ill. *
( 1 reviews )
2 v. 22 cm.
Topic: Church periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,566
favorite 0
comment 0
562 p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,523
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,392
favorite 0
comment 0
519 p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,333
favorite 0
comment 1
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 2,230
favorite 0
comment 0
11 v. ill., maps 18-26 cm.
Topics: Utah -- Maps, Utah Salt Lake -- Maps, Utah Salt Lake -- Directories, Utah -- Gazetteers, Utah --...
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,209
favorite 0
comment 0
Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 2,150
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
by Roberts, Brigham Henry 1857-1933
texts
eye 2,062
favorite 1
comment 0
January 1915 to June 1915, * ill. *
Conference Reports
texts
eye 2,016
favorite 2
comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,995
favorite 0
comment 0
532 p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
Church History Library
by Jenson, Andrew 1850-1941
texts
eye 1,994
favorite 0
comment 0
9 v. ill., facsims., ports. 22-26 cm.
Topic: Church history -- Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,991
favorite 1
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,930
favorite 1
comment 1
90 nos. (iv, 121 p.) 11 cm.
( 1 reviews )
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,893
favorite 0
comment 0
Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,827
favorite 0
comment 0
472p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
11 vols. in 6 17-18 cm.
Topics: Wales -- Church history -- Periodicals, Wales -- Periodicals, British Mission, genealogy
335 p.: 24 cm.
Topics: Directories, Utah Salt Lake Salt Lake City Directories
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,662
favorite 1
comment 0
Includes index. vii, 174 p. ill., facsims., maps, music, ports. 28 cm..
Topic: Latter-day Saints Business College (Salt Lake City)
Church History Library
by Roberts, Brigham Henry 1857-1933
texts
eye 1,610
favorite 1
comment 0
July 1912 to December 1912, * ill. *
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,544
favorite 0
comment 2
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,529
favorite 0
comment 1
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
eye 1,528
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, General Conference
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,514
favorite 1
comment 0
11 v. ill., maps 18-26 cm.
Topics: Utah -- Maps, Utah Salt Lake -- Maps, Utah Salt Lake -- Directories, Utah -- Gazetteers, Utah --...
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
eye 1,505
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church, genealogy
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,505
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
3 v.
Topic: Freemasons
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,477
favorite 2
comment 1
4 nos. 24 cm.
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Topic: Church periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,459
favorite 0
comment 0
208, [62] p.: ill.; 27 cm.. 1 map (39 x 53 cm. folded to 23 x 18 cm.)
Topics: Agriculture -- Utah, Maps, Directories, Utah Utah Maps, Utah Utah Industries, Utah Utah Directories
The Improvement Era
texts
eye 1,451
favorite 2
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church periodicals
xvi, [1], 475 p.: ill.; 26 cm.
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Topic: genealogy
v. ; 14-29 cm.
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
eye 1,403
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,355
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,348
favorite 1
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Der Stern
by German Mission
texts
eye 1,339
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 21 – 28 cm.
Topics: Church Periodicals, News of the Church
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,330
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
by Auckland Sunday School Union
texts
eye 1,320
favorite 1
comment 0
496 p. 187 nos. (159 p.), 18 nos. (20 p.): 14 cm.
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,318
favorite 1
comment 0
317 p.
Topics: Utah--Directories, Utah--Weber--Directories, Utah--Weber--Ogden--Directories
11 vols. in 6 17-18 cm.
Topic: Wales -- Church history -- Periodicals, Wales -- Periodicals, British Mission
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,311
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Conference Reports
texts
eye 1,299
favorite 1
comment 2
v. 23 cm.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Church Periodicals
11 vols. in 6 17-18 cm.
Topic: Wales -- Church history -- Periodicals, Wales -- Periodicals, British Mission
177 p., [3] leaves of plates ill., ports. 28 cm.
Topic: Church history -- Controversial Literature, Danites
Conference Reports
texts
eye 1,257
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
11 vols. in 6 17-18 cm.
Topic: Wales -- Church history -- Periodicals, Wales -- Periodicals, British Mission
Conference Reports
texts
eye 1,243
favorite 0
comment 0
v. 23 cm.
Topic: Church Periodicals
The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,236
favorite 0
comment 0
Church publication for Great Britain; 132 v.: ill. (some col.) ; ports.; 22-28 cm..
Topic: Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,226
favorite 2
comment 0
[56]-219 p.: ill.; 24 cm.
Topics: Directories, Utah Salt Lake Salt Lake City Directories, Utah Salt Lake Directories, Utah Weber...
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,218
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,208
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,200
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
by Roberts, Brigham Henry 1857-1933
texts
eye 1,162
favorite 1
comment 1
January 1910 to June 1910, * ill. *
( 1 reviews )
The Improvement Era
by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
texts
eye 1,153
favorite 0
comment 0
73 v. 22 – 28 cm
Topics: Mutual Improvement Association (1875-1972) -- Periodicals, Church Periodicals
Church History Library
texts
eye 1,148
favorite 0
comment 0
20 p. 16 cm.
Topics: Dove, George S, Dove, James A, Church of the Firstborn (Morrisites) -- History, Church of the First...